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This is a rendition of one of A. V. Hershey's dot fonts from his 1967 paper "Calligraphy for Computers", the "Cartographic" (sans-serif) font, plus a number of glyphs imported from the "Mathematical" font, as well as many additional glyphs drawn in the same/similar style to the original glyphs. This font actually dates to at least as early as June 1963, as it is featured on some diagrams in Hershey's "The Plotting of Maps on a CRT Printer" paper.


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Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 21st June 2018

You forgot to do the final sigma... (΢ς)

Comment by anonymous-1520403 21st June 2018

Interestingly enough, the original font in the 1967 paper doesn't have final sigma either! I'm going to add one in the same style as the original paper. EDIT 20180622: I've added the final sigma.

Comment by Lord Nightmare 21st June 2018
Comment by Lord Nightmare 22nd June 2018

There are two symbols I'm still not happy with, which are the lowercase phi and epsilon, which are technically not the correct symbols at all, in this font, however are true to the original data. The "Mathematical" font has the correct symbols at those two positions, and I may correct it here as well. EDIT 20190201: I've fixed these to be the correct symbols, lunate vs standard lowercase epsilon.

Comment by Lord Nightmare 22nd June 2018

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